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  • Eyeing 2016, Marco Rubio stresses border security

    MIAMI – Two years ago, immigration activist Gaby Pacheco got a call from Marco Rubio. The Florida senator wanted advice as he tried to develop a plan ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • 5 men from Kankakee area hit with gun charges

    URBANA – Five men are in federal custody on gun charges resulting from investigations of gun violence in the Kankakee area, the U.S. attorney's office ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Prairie Ridge beats Crystal Lake Central, 31-21

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    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Chemical trade tries to shape regs

    WASHINGTON – The powerful chemical industry is putting its lobbying muscle behind legislation that would establish standards for chemicals used in pro ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Charges filed in dead babies case

    BLACKSTONE, Mass. – A woman who lived in a squalid, vermin-infested home where the bodies of three infants were found was charged Friday with covering ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Cops: Pathologists’ findings led to Ill. murder charge

    ST. LOUIS – Murder charges against a former Illinois prosecutor and Big Ten football standout in his wife’s death eight years ago are rooted in pathol ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Arizona man wins fight to get same-sex union recognized

    PHOENIX – In a ruling that calls into question Arizona’s gay marriage ban, a judge handed a victory Friday to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Slain 5 kids loved to play, wrestle with their dad

    AMORY, Miss. – The five children who authorities said were killed by their father loved to dress up as superheroes, play in the park and pool, and pos ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Officials work on Algonquin TIF deal

    ALGONQUIN – Revenue sharing between taxing bodies might take place when the downtown tax increment financing district is finalized.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Judge convicts Pistorius of culpable homicide Friday

    PRETORIA, South Africa – A judge convicted Oscar Pistorius of culpable homicide Friday in the death of his girlfriend, ruling that the former track st ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • Cobbling coalition for Iraq, Syria no easy task

    ANKARA, Turkey – Assembling a coalition to fight the militants from the Islamic State group is proving to be a complicated affair.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • Crystal Lake's future built on past success

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Plenty has changed in Crystal Lake’s first 100 years, but when Mayor Aaron Shepley thinks about the next 100, he focuses on what has st ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Friday Night Live: Crystal Lake Central vs. Prairie Ridge

    Click here to watch our Friday Night Live webcast of Crystal Lake Central vs. Prairie Ridge. ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 6:30 pm
  • Woodstock accepting applications for clerk

    WOODSTOCK – The city of Woodstock is looking for a new city clerk.The city is accepting applications ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:06 pm
  • Illinois Rep. David McSweeney warns about teacher pension cost shift attempts

    A local lawmaker is taking a pre-emptive step in the event that the General Assembly attempts in the coming months to shift the cost of teacher pensio ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:24 pm
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